Mike's Blog Round Up
June 28, 2017

I know many of us feel worn down from the mango-hued crap salad du jour (dressing on the side!), and we wonder if we are being gaslighted. Take care of yourselves, and know that we are all subjected this Republican freak-show, too; you are not alone. In case you missed it, this very personal essay in HuffPo is worth spending a few minutes of your day to read. It will help. It helped me.

Big Bad Bald Bastard presents Beavis goes to Bitburg.

The Bjork Report gives us a brief post on why free market capitalism sucks. Hint: Paul Ryan makes a guess appearance.

ROAR takes a by-the-numbers look at the superhero genre of movies through the lens of gender.

Bonus Track: Fritinancy gives us the etymology of Vitriol, her word of the week. I must admit that gundamenalist is a perfect portmanteau that I wish I had coined. Totally stealing that, btw.

Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors. You can follow Tengrain on the Twitters, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to mbru@crooksandliars.com (with For MBRU in the subject line).

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